Hinode's High-resolution view of solar granulation
Topics HDTV, Solar Active Region, Solar Flare, Space science, Sun, Earth Science, Sun-earth Interactions, Solar Activity, Sunspots, Solar Granulation
, What -- Hinode
, What -- Solar Optical Telescope
, What -- Sun
, What -- Earth
This zoom-in from a full view of the Hinode Solar Optical Telescope (SOT) (the same as in animation <a href="http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a000000/a003400/a003411/">3411</a>) shows details of solar granulation and how rapidly it changes. Note: This movie starts with a full view of the Hinode SOT field and zooms in to show details of the solar granulation and how it changes with time. Data Collected: 2006-12-13T01:03:00 - 2006-12-13T05:15:00. Animator: Tom Bridgman (GST). Scientist: Alan Title (LMSAL), Leon Golub (CfA), Judith Karpen (Naval Research Laboratory). Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets: Hinode (Solar-B)/Solar Optical Telescope (SOT), Hinode (Solar-B)/Solar Optical Telescope (SOT)/G-band.
Producer NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio